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Admissions Now! Quick Tip # 9 – Financing Independent School Education

This is the time during the admissions season when you seriously think about financing an independent school education – the next 13 years if you’re applying to Kindergarten. The idea of it might have you running towards the financial aid process. But, then again, perhaps not considering that the median percentage of students receiving financial aid […]

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#BMAWeek Day #3 – Curry & Pearson & Andre at Riverdale

RIISE jumped at the chance to celebrate Black Male Achievement Week by asking all of our member schools to nominate black males succeeding beyond the apparent achievement gaps. They understood the importance of self-reflection and self-identification in the success of prospective and current black males in independent schools. We asked our schools to consider academics, […]

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What Happens When We Get Together PoCC & SDLC 2013

  As many of you know, the People of Color Conference (PoCC) is an annual two-day conference with workshops, celebrated speakers, heritage and association sessions, documentary screenings, book signings, and  supportive connections. When it’s all said and done, you are simultaneously exhilarated and exhausted! The conference was created by the National Association of Independent Schools […]

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Three Things H-Town and The Boogie Down Have in Common

I. People of Color II. Independent Schools III. Passion Dec 6-8 the NAIS People of Color Conference and Student Diversity Leadership will be held in Houston -birthplace of Beyonce and affectionately known in the urban dictionary as H-Town. This year PoCC celebrates a milestone – 25 years of serving faculty and administrators of color at our […]

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